1. The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    The Better Inflation Hedge: Gold or Treasuries?

    Owning gold may not be the best option for hedging against inflation. What else, ...
  2. A Crisis vs. THE Crisis: Keep Your Eye on the ...

    A Crisis vs. THE Crisis: Keep Your Eye on the ...

    Two of the most notable crises in the past 6-8 months, Ukraine and Syria, both seemed ...
  3. Gold Scams To Watch Out For

    Gold Scams To Watch Out For

    Buying and selling gold can be extremely lucrative, but there are also many risks ...
  4. How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    How Much Disaster Can Gold Hedge?

    Gold holds up well in the face of fear, but offers little in times of true collapse. ...
  5. Is The Gold Pain Over?

    Is The Gold Pain Over?

    After falling more than 13%, gold has staged a rebound but is that for fundamental ...
  6. Why Gold Attracts Conspiracy Theorists

    Why Gold Attracts Conspiracy Theorists

    Few things attract as many conspiracy theories and theorists as gold does.
  1. Falling Prices Are Dragging These Gold Stocks ...

    Falling Prices Are Dragging These Gold Stocks ...

    There have been few commodities that have escaped the wrath of downward momentum ...
  2. Astute Traders Are Picking This Precious Metal

    Astute Traders Are Picking This Precious Metal

    With global economic stability increasingly in question, traders are paying more ...
  3. Reasons Why This Is The Time To Buy Gold

    Reasons Why This Is The Time To Buy Gold

    Now could be the ideal time for traders to consider gold and gold-related assets. ...
  4. It’s Time To Invest In These Three Commodities

    It’s Time To Invest In These Three Commodities

    Strategies to track and trade some ETFs and ETNs that are used to follow commodities ...
  5. Best Ways To Trade Gold And Silver

    Best Ways To Trade Gold And Silver

    Commodities are rallying, and gold and silver are now following suit with strong ...
  6. Gold, Silver Stocks Still Under Pressure

    Gold, Silver Stocks Still Under Pressure

    Any trader that bought gold or silver over the past five years has found themselves ...
  1. Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    Top ETFs And What They Track: A Tutorial

    This Investopedia tutorial provides an introduction to the leading exchange-traded ...
  2. Commodities Outlook For The Remainder Of 2012

    Commodities Outlook For The Remainder Of 2012

    In examining the possibilities for commodities in the second half of 2012, the situation ...
  1. Is there ever a bad time to invest in gold?

    Gold has been a stellar performer so far in this millennium, having racked up 11 straight years of gains since 2000 and appreciating ...
  2. What is the gold standard?

    The gold standard is a monetary system where a country's currency or paper money has a value directly linked to gold. With ...
  3. What was the Gold Reserve Act?

    The Gold Reserve Act of 1934 gave the government the power to peg the value of the dollar to gold and adjust it as it pleased. ...
  4. How can I invest in gold?

    Investing directly in commodities, such as gold or oil, tends to be more difficult for investors than investing in stocks ...
  1. 5 Metals That May Be Brighter Than Gold

    5 Metals That May Be Brighter Than Gold

    Many metals could be better investments than gold because they're more versatile ...
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